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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jamie Gilham This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia documents and discusses the life and work of an important but neglected early British convert to Islam, the fifth Baron Headley, Rowland George Allanson Allanson-Winn (1855 – 1935), and also comments on the nature...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 2018
...William Weber Deutsch David , British Literature and Classical Music: Cultural Contexts, 1870–1945 ( London : Bloomsbury Academic , 2015 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 549.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of them, with broad appeal is not reliable evidence that their readers recognized each other as constituting a “rainbow of conformist thought.” —Jesse M. Lander Miranda J. Burgess, British Fiction and the Production of Social Order, 1740–1830 (Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 560.
Published: 01 August 2013
...P. J. Marshall Yokota Kariann Akemi , Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2011 ), 353 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and Ireland in 1799–1802. Translated from Persian to English by an Irish scholar working for the British East India Company, Charles Stewart, and published in London in two editions (1810, 1814), The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan records the author's love for the Irish and theirs for him. This mutual...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 167–170.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., 2010) for deftly tying the apparently idiosyncratic stories of a transported convict and the noble family whose scion he impersonated to more pervasive dynamics in nineteenth-century British imperial culture. Copyright © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 microhistory Kirsten McKenzie Natalie...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in it the entire text of the 1984 Joint Declaration of the Chinese and British governments on the question of Hong Kong. The declaration’s guarantees of autonomy and civil rights appear in bold italics. The editor concludes by suggesting that it falls to the United Nations Security Council to enforce the terms...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Lilith Acadia In a contribution to a symposium on xenophilia, this essay — a study of Brian Friel’s 1980 play Translations — raises the question of whether all xenophilia is by nature doomed to fail. Set in Ireland in 1833, the drama centers on the tension arising from a young British lieutenant’s...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... publications on classical architecture. By comparing two Warburg circle publications from 1949 — Fritz Saxl and Rudolf Wittkower's British Art and the Mediterranean World and Wittkower's Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism — this article shows that architectural history of this kind, developed...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to the popularity of the exhibition with a diverse British public. Although the motivation for the exhibition emerged from political conditions and institutional circumstance, it had a lasting effect on the history of the study of English art and architecture. Wittkower and others turned to research...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of an effort to articulate a unified vision of Hindu traditions that could be used to engage with the science, medicine, and other attractive aspects of British and Western culture. Comparing Bengali renderings of Patañjali's Yoga Sūtra, this essay concludes that one of them, the translation of paṇḍit Kālīvar...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 283–314.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., that on the public stage fuzziness can be less benign: Gordon was a religious politician, who reworked his complexities and confusions into a violent, uncompromising critique of eighteenth-century British social order. Symposium: Fuzzy Studies, Part 5 “OUR PROTESTANT...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 22–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
... that Gandhi was a teacher of quietism and that satyagraha was a type of moral education directed at those (first the South Africans, then, more momentously, the British in India) whose spirits were imperiled by their self-confident certainty and whose manners were spoiled by their indelicacy and intrusiveness...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
...” of Catholics and dissenters came about in Britain must be told by narrating the “hard” histories of various state structures, but there is a larger and “softer” history of Enlightenment to be extracted from that of the European ancien régime, in whose history and downfall “British history” has a part that can...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 432–444.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Pankaj Mishra Duke University Press 2005 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 2 MORE TROUBLE THAN IT IS WORTH Pankaj Mishra On April 13, 1919, in the north Indian city of Amritsar, a senior British army offi cer named Reginald...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 375–392.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., Ottomans, and Incas, to the Spanish, Dutch, and British, and to the Russian, Chinese, and American empires in our own time—there has been (and still is) a lot of empire about. By defi nition, empires tend to be large, and there are usually several of them in being at any given moment. Indeed...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2006
... think “that eighteenth-century India was full of aloof Curzon-like British men, of the sort found in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century India”; and that I refl ect “this stereotype back onto the very different world of the East India Company during the eighteenth and early nineteenth...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 April 2005
... either supported, and viewed women and men British how about generalize to rather but ofempire, no critics unifi monolithic, 5 Captain Sir John Franklin John Sir Captain Press, versity British Empire 6...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 445–485.
Published: 01 August 2005
... essay immediately preceding my contribution to this symposium, Pankaj Mishra objects to the scope of some central ideas in my book White Mughals.1 He appears to be under the impression that British imperial administrators who intermarried or cohabited with Indian women and assimilated...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 198–214.
Published: 01 April 2005
... at the and imperialism fi Iglance past. the diffi as well as present, the in understanding and ception George W. Bush himselfis denounced as “a desk-killer,” orders giving from the empire British ofthe Younger days the “the and Pitt William Minister Prime torecall as so remarks, Mann thus...